Subject: Re: etcupdate changes
To: None <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/18/2006 21:15:31
Alan Barrett <> writes:

> etcupdate now has the ability to use a binary set file, and the "-s"
> flag has been changed to allow any of
>     -s srcdir
> 	   A directory that contains a NetBSD source tree;
>     -s tgzfile
> 	   A distribution set file such as "etc.tgz" or "xetc.tgz";
>     -s tempdir
> 	   A temporary directory in which one or both of "etc.tgz"
> 	   and "xetc.tgz" have been extracted.
> For example, you can say
>     etcupdate -s /wherever/etc.tgz -s /wherever/xetc.tgz
> and it will unpack those tgz files into a temporary directory
> before doing the rest of the work.
> The old "-b tempdir" flag is deprecated (but still works, with a warning
> message).  Use "-s tempdir" instead.
> The "-s srcdir" flag has been changed to refer to the top level
> directory, not to the etc subdirectory.  For example, use "-s /usr/src"
> rather than the old "-s /usr/src/etc".  (The old way still works, with a
> warning message.)

Thanks a lot for working on this.

Now, you can close PR 30385. :-)

  Rui Paulo			<rpaulo@{NetBSD{,-PT}.org,}>